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Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Top 10 Game of Thrones characters

These are the Top 10 characters from the HBO Series Game of Thrones after 3 seasons. The characters are ranked according to their likeness and significance in moving script ahead.

Check out if your favorite character has made it to the list

10) Jorah Mormont – he is a trusted companion and friend to Daenerys Targaryen and helps her adapt as a Khaleesi of the Dothraki.

Played by - Iain Glen

Alias - Jorah the Andal

Season(s) - 1, 2, 3  

First seen - "Winter is Coming"

Last seen - "Mhysa"

Appeared in - 24 episodes

Status – Alive     

Origin - Bear Island

Titles - Ser
             Lord of Bear Island (stripped)
                Second Sons    

Allegiance - House Mormont (formerly)
                       Varys (formerly)
                       House Targaryen

Culture     - Bear Island

Born - In Around 255AL

Spouse -  1st: Unknown Glover
                   2nd: Lynesse Hightower

Family - Jeor Mormont - father (deceased)
                Maege Mormont - aunt       
                Lynesse Hightower - wife (separated)

Quote – 1) “The common people pray for rain, healthy children, and a summer that never ends. It is no matter to them if the high lords play their game of thrones, so long as they are left in peace. They never are”

2) "You have a good claim: a title, a birthright. But you have something more than that: you may cover it up and deny it, but you have a gentle heart. You would be not only respected and feared, you would be loved. Someone who can rule and should rule. Centuries come and go without a person like that coming into the world. There are times that I look at you, and I still can't believe you're real."

09) Petyr Baelish – he is one of the most cunning characters in Game of Thrones and is easily the most hated. He is seen wearing a mockingbird as his crest instead of his family sigil.

Played by - Aidan Gillen

Alias – Littlefinger

Season(s) - 1, 2, 3

First seen - "Lord Snow"

Last seen - "The Climb

Appeared in - 19 episodes 

Status – Alive

Origin - The Fingers, The Vale of Arryn

Titles - Lord Paramount of the Trident
            Lord of Harrenhal
            Lord Protector of the Vale
            Master of Coin (formerly)

Allegiance - House Baelish

Culture - Westeros

Born - In 268AL, at The Fingers

Spouse - Lysa Arryn

Quote – 1)"You could turn King's Landing upside down and not find a single man with a mockingbird sewn over his heart but that does not mean I am friendless"

2) “Because chaos isn’t a pit, chaos is a ladder”


08) Joffrey Baratheon – he is the ruler of Seven Kingdoms and have claimed the Iron Throne but  is one of the most hated characters as he orders to behead Lord Eddard Stark.

Played by - Jack Gleeson

Alias - Joffrey the Illborn
           The Young Usurper

Season(s) - 1, 2, 3

First seen - "Winter is Coming"

Last seen- "Mhysa"             
Appeared in - 23 episodes 

Status - Alive

Origin - King's Landing

Titles - King Joffrey of Houses Baratheon and Lannister, the First of His Name

            King of the Andals and the First Men
            Lord of the Seven Kingdoms
            Protector of the Realm
            The King on the Iron Throne


Allegiance -  House Baratheon of King's Landing
                     House Lannister

Born - 286AL       

Family - Robert Baratheon - legal father( deceased)
              Cersei Lannister - mother/aunt
              Jaime Lannister - biological father/uncle
              Tywin Lannister - grandfather
              Tyrion Lannister - uncle
              Renly Baratheon - uncle (non-biological, deceased)
              Stannis Baratheon - uncle (non-biological)
              Myrcella Baratheon - sister
              Tommen Baratheon - brother
              Margaery Tyrell - betrothed
              Sansa Stark – aunt

Quote“ I'll tell you what. I'm going to give you a present. After I raise my armies, and kill your traitor brother, I'll give you his head as well”

07) Sandor Clegane – he is person who switches loyalty to protect Arya Stark and return her safely to Starks after Lannister’s try to witch hunt her.       

Played by - Rory McCann

Alias - The Hound

Season(s) – 1,2, 3

First seen - "Winter is Coming"

Last seen - "Mhysa"

Appeared in - 21 episodes 

Status - Alive

Allegiance – AllegianceHouse Baratheon of King's Landing (former)
                     The Kingsguard (former)
                     House Clegane (former)

Born - In 271AL

Family - Clegane - grandfather
               Unnamed father
               Ser Gregor Clegane (mountain)- brother
               Unnamed sister


Quote – 1) "A hound will die for you, but never lie to you. And he’ll look you straight in the face"

2) "I like dogs better than knights"

06) Arya Stark – she is fierce young child of Lord Eddard Stark and is seen carrying a sword named Needle, her half-brother, Jon Snow’s gift

Played by - Maisie Williams

Alias -  Arry
             Arya Horseface
             Arya Underfoot
             Cat of the Canals

Season(s) - 1, 2, 3

First seen - "Winter is Coming"

Last seen - "Mhysa"

Appeared in - 27 episodes

Status - Alive

Origin - Winterfell

Titles – Princess of Winterfell

Allegiance - House Stark

Culture - Northmen

Born -  In 289AL, at Winterfell

Family -  Eddard Stark - father (deceased)
               Catelyn Stark - mother (deceased)
               Robb Stark - brother (deceased)
               Sansa Stark - sister                  
               Bran Stark - brother
               Rickon Stark - brother
               Jon Snow - half-brother
               Benjen Stark - uncle
               Brandon Stark - uncle (deceased)
               Lyanna Stark - aunt (deceased)
               Jon Arryn - uncle by marriage (deceased)
               Rickard Stark - grandfather (deceased)
               Brynden Tully - granduncle
               Hoster Tully - grandfather (deceased)
               Minisa Tully - grandmother (deceased)
               Edmure Tully - uncle
               Lysa Arryn - aunt
               Robin Arryn - cousin
               Talisa Stark - sister-in-law (deceased)
               Waldron Frey - betrothed
               Tyrion Lannister - brother-in-law

Quote - "Joffrey... Cersei... Ilyn Payne... The Hound... Polliver... The Mountain..."


05) Jaime Lannister – he is shown as smug in the start with his pompous show but later evolves vulnerability with maiming of his sword hand.

Played by - Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

Alias -  The Kingslayer          
             The Lion of Lannister
             The Young Lion

Season(s) - 1, 2, 3

First seen - "Winter is Coming"

Last seen - "Mhysa"   
Appeared in - 19 episodes

Status – Alive

Origin - Casterly Rock

Titles - Lord Commander of the Kingsguard
            Warden of the East

Allegiance - House Lannister

Culture - Westerlands

Born -  In 266AL, at Casterly Rock

Family - Tywin Lannister - father
               Joanna Lannister - mother (deceased)
              Tyrion Lannister - brother
              Cersei Lannister - twin sister
              Kevan Lannister - uncle
              Lancel Lannister - cousin
              Robert Baratheon - brother-in-law (deceased)
              Joffrey Baratheon - nephew (actual son)
              Tommen Baratheon - nephew (actual son)
              Myrcella Baratheon - niece (actual daughter)
              Sansa Stark - sister-in-law

Quotes – 1) "The things I do for love"

2) "Why would Cersei need the Warrior? She has me."

3) “There are no men like me. There's only me."

4) "I think it passing odd that I am loved by one for a kindness I never did, and reviled by so many for my finest act."

5) "By what right does the wolf judge the lion? By what right"

04) Eddard Stark – he is one of the POV(Point Of View)  characters in the series and the action unfolds in North once he is executed.

 Played by - Sean Bean

Alias - Ned
           The Ned
           The Quiet Wolf

Season - 1

First seen - "Winter is Coming"

Last seen - "Fire and Blood"

Appeared in - 10 episodes

Status – Deceased
 Executed by Ser Ilyn Payne at the order of Joffrey Baratheon in King's Landing ("Baelor")

Origin - Winterfell

Titles - Lord of Winterfell
            Hand of the King
            Warden of the North

Allegiance - House Stark

Culture -Northmen

Born - In 263AL, at Winterfell

Died - In 298AL, at King's Landing

Spouse - Catelyn Tully

Family - Rickard Stark - father (deceased)
               Brandon Stark - brother (deceased)
               Lyanna Stark - sister (deceased)
               Benjen Stark - brother
               Catelyn Stark - wife (deceased)
               Robb Stark - son (deceased)
               Jon Snow - bastard son
               Sansa Stark - daughter
               Arya Stark - daughter
               Bran Stark - son
               Rickon Stark - son
               Lysa Arryn - sister-in-law
               Jon Arryn - brother-in-law (deceased)
               Robin Arryn - nephew-in-law
               Edmure Tully - brother-in-law
               Hoster Tully - father-in-law (deceased)
               Minisa Tully - mother-in-law (deceased)
               Talisa Maegyr - daughter-in-law (deceased)
               Tyrion Lannister - son-in-law


 Quote - "The man who passes the sentence should swing the sword"

03) Daenerys Targaryen – she is the last confirmed member of the ancient Targaryen Dynasty and is also the Mother of Dragons.

Played by - Emilia Clarke

Alias - Daenerys Stormborn
            Mother of Dragons
            The Queen Across the Sea
            The Silver Queen
            The Unburnt
            Silver Lady
            Child of Three
            Daughter of Death
            Slayer of Lies
            Bride of Fire
            The Dragon Queen

Season(s) - 1, 2, 3

First seen - "Winter is Coming"

Last seen - "Mhysa"

Appeared in - 25 episodes

Status - Alive

Origin - Dragonstone

Titles - Daenerys of House Targaryen
             The First of Her Name
             Queen of the Andals and the First Men
             Lady Regnant of the Seven Kingdoms
              Protector of the Realm
              Khaleesi of the Great Grass Sea
              Breaker of Chains
              Mother of Dragons
             Queen of Meereen
             Princess of Dragonstone


Allegiance - House Targaryen

Culture - Valyria

Born - In 284AL, at Dragonstone

Spouse - Khal Drogo - 1st
               Hizdahr zo Loraq - 2nd (not still shown in series but present in Book)

Family - Drogo - husband (deceased)
               Rhaego - son (deceased)
     Aerys II Targaryen - father (deceased)
     Rhaella Targaryen - mother (deceased)
     Rhaegar Targaryen - brother (deceased)
     Viserys Targaryen - brother (deceased)
     Elia Targaryen - sister-in-law (deceased)
     Aegon Targaryen - nephew (deceased)
     Rhaenys Targaryen - niece (deceased)
     Aemon Targaryen - great-uncle

Quote – 1)"I am the blood of the dragon"

2) "A dragon is no slave"


3) "If I look back I am lost"

02) Jon Snow - he is the bastard son of Lord Eddard Stark and member of the Night’s Watch but is disliked by Catelyn Stark.

 Played by - Kit Harington

Alias - Lord Snow
  The Crow-Come-Over
  The Bastard of Winterfell
  The Black Bastard of the Wall
  Lord Crow

Season(s) - 1, 2, 3

First seen - "Winter is Coming"

Last seen - "Mhysa"

Appeared in - 24 episodes

Status - Alive

Origin - Winterfell

Titles – Steward
             Lord Commander of the Night's Watch (not still shown in series but present in Book)

Allegiance - The Night's Watch
                     House Stark
                     Mance Rayder (temporarily)

Culture - Northmen

Born -  In 283AL, at Unknown

Family - Eddard Stark - father (deceased)
     Wylla - mother (deceased)
     Benjen Stark - uncle
     Robb Stark - half-brother (deceased)
     Sansa Stark - half-sister
     Arya Stark - half-sister
     Bran Stark - half-brother
     Rickon Stark - half-brother
     Talisa Maegyr - half-sister-in-law (deceased)
     Tyrion Lannister - half-brother-in-law

Quote - "I don't even know who my mother was”

01) Tyrion Lannister – he is one of the most loved characters as he uses his wit and intellect to resist the mock of being a dwarf. He has appeared the most in Game of Thrones series.

Played by - Peter Dinklage

Alias -  The Imp
            Giant of Lannister
            Hugor Hill
            The Little Lion
            Demon Monkey

Season(s) - 1, 2, 3

First seen - "Winter is Coming"

Last seen - "Mhysa"

Appeared in - 28 episodes

Status - Alive

Origin - Casterly Rock

Titles - Lord of Casterly Rock (by birth)
            Master of Coin
            Hand of the King (acting) (former)

Allegiance - House Lannister

Culture - Westerlands

Born - In 274AL, at Casterly Rock

Spouse(s) - Tysha - 1st (annulled)
                   Sansa Stark - 2nd (unconsummated)

Family - Tywin Lannister - father
     Joanna Lannister - mother (deceased)
    Cersei Lannister - sister
    Jaime Lannister - brother 
    Kevan Lannister - uncle
    Lancel Lannister - cousin
    Joffrey Baratheon - nephew
   Myrcella Baratheon - niece
   Tommen Baratheon - nephew
   Tysha - wife (annulled)
   Robert Baratheon - brother-in-law (deceased)
   Sansa Stark - wife
   Eddard Stark - father-in-law (deceased)
   Catelyn Stark - mother-in-law (deceased)
   Jon Snow - half-brother-in-law
   Robb Stark - brother-in-law (deceased)
   Arya Stark - sister-in-law
   Bran Stark - brother-in-law
   Rickon Stark - brother-in-law

Quotes –1)"My brother has his sword, and I have my mind..."

2) Tyrion: “Let me give you some advice bastard. Never forget what you are. The rest of the world will not. Wear it like armor, and it can never be used to hurt you”
Jon:  “What the hell do you know about being a bastard?”
Tyrion:  “All dwarfs are bastards in their father's eyes”

There are still some character that I wish to add but these are the ones that really caught my mind.
If you disagree or have any suggestion then you are welcome.

Lets see who sits on the Iron Throne next?


  1. I dont undetstand why fred flintstones pic is by baratheon. Its a different actor.

  2. Fred Flintstone was played by Mark Addy in The Flintstones Viva Rock Vegas, but the picture above is John Goodman who played Fred in the 1st movie. Interesting post otherwise though. Love the artwork.